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Warmest wishes for a happy birthday!
Kindest Regards, Lilli
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I've added a new entry to my book, "The Perfect Nightmare:
         "Part 1: Chapter 4
I've just edited an item in my portfolio:
 The Perfect Nightmare  (XGC)
A tale of 5 young serial killers bringing despair to the world.
So, I realised after the fact that I submitted my short story incorrectly, but the contest isn't really what I wrote it for. I have been having issues with writing since finishing my most recent novella - the words were not working, and none of my current ideas have been inspiring enough. It has been incredibly difficult to even look at a blank page for something other than fiction - I have numerous papers to write for classes, but I cannot focus long enough to read the material, let alone craft an intelligent paper. *RollEyes* Writing the short story for the "What a Character!" contest was a blast, and I am so proud of myself for actually writing something. I cannot tell if I will be inspired enough to write an actual novella again until November (because I don't care how much writer's block I have, I WILL be participating in NaNoWriMo this year), but I will happily continue to write one-off short stories for now. *SuitHeart*
It has been far too long since I was on here last. I hope to make a habit of being here more often, as this is the best writing community available on the internet, and I have established a presence here, even if it is a small one. *SuitHeart*
*Delight*Hiya Tori! Welcome to "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group! How are you doing? Our raid is coming up this weekend, so if I can help you get ready for reviewing at the party , let me know! *Smile*

Have a wonderful time enjoying the group! I'll add your name to the anniversary forum. Would you like your name added to the birthday forum, as well?

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I am procrastinating again. Nearly finished with the first round of edits on The Twilight Garden, and I just can't seem to stick with it. I've fleshed out the tale quite a bit, but now that I am so close to the end I just want to stop. I don't want to finish it. Why is that? Do I fear rejection? Am I concerned that no one will enjoy it, therefore I feel it necessary to keep the unfinished manuscript to myself? I've already posted it here and on Wattpad, so it isn't a fear of rejection or wanting to keep it to myself--so, what the hell is wrong with me!?

I honestly think it is just because I am overwhelmed with the entire process. I've spent so much time working on this project, and now I see that I am not quite as close to publication as I thought. There are things to be edited, scenes to build up, characters to work on. So much more effort needs to be put into this, and with my changing circumstances, I am feeling stretched too thin.

I use my writing as a means of balance, it is how I keep myself sane. How will I ever find the time for this between a full-time day job and being a single parent? Are there any single parents who work 40+ hours a week here? I don't know how I am going to finish this tedious process of edit, revise, edit, revise. Lord knows I have very little patience, and I want things to come to me quickly, though I know that these things take time.

I am not complaining at all--I am incredibly nervous about starting work on Monday, due to certain circumstances that seem to be unavoidable, and I am feeling vulnerable right now.

Back to editing. I can't keep procrastinating like this. *Heart*
Boy...do I know what you are feeling.

I'm a single, full-time working mom to four amazing little creatures. They are my world... and writing is my outlet. I just published my first novel last month - and it was a difficult feat to accomplish. I used the last year to edit, flesh out, correct, edit again, procrastinate, procrastinate, procrastinate... until I decided that I just needed to finish and move forward. I'm afraid of rejection - I know what I write and my style of writing isn't for everyone, and I'm trying to keep a thick skin about it all, but people can be mean. This book wasn't about pleasing everyone else, though - I loved every minute of writing it, watching it come to life before my eyes. But, there at the end, I have to admit that I wondered if I'd ever finish it. Between working and taking care of kids... there wasn't a lot of time for writing... and my lack of motivation didn't help.

Keep your chin up - you'll get there. Sometimes, writing just can't be rushed. It has to unfold in it's own time... we just have to keep nudging it along.

Thank you for the comment, Misty. I am so happy to meet someone who has dealt with a similar situation! It's nice to know we're not alone in our struggles. Congratulations on publishing your first novel! That is a hefty accomplishment! Did you self-publish, or traditional publish? I would love to support your craft by purchasing a copy, so please direct me to where I can do that! I hope you wouldn't mind if I added you as a favourite here on WDC--it is a wonderful thing to connect with people. *Heart*
Hi Tori,

It is nice to find others in the same or similar circumstances. It certainly helps knowing that you're not alone and that if you put your mind to it, you can make it happen - even when it feels like the odds are against you.

I self published this one. I have so much in my head that I need to start getting down on paper (or the screen) for the next book, but didn't feel like I could start on it until I had this one ... done. I had to be able to let it go. Well, as much as you can. I still have mass marketing that I need to do on it, but the writing (barring any typo's that I may still find that need to be corrected) is complete. It's in digital format only right now, but I'm okay with that for now.

Depending on the reader you prefer, you can find it at any of the following:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Shadows-Gifted-1-Misty-Singer-ebook/dp/B01N03XZYE/

Barns & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/shadows-misty-singer/1125139884?ean=294015384827...

Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/shadows/id1176280756?mt=11

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/681054

I would so appreciate the support and would love to hear some feedback on it.... and I'd be flattered to be counted amongst your favourite's. I'll add you to mine as well.

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Happy account anniversary!
Happy WDC Anniversary, Victoria! *GiftR**GiftB**BalloonY**BalloonR*
Ewwww I like "Queen of the Damned" to. I also remove previous contest entry to make room in my port to. *Smile* Stopping by to let you know I'm in for a review*Flowerp*
*BalloonB*Welcome Victoria! Way to jump in with your efficient helpful reivew style! *Thumbsup* I hope you are finding your way round and maybe we'll see youat the hallowe'een challenge! *Star* You rock!
Hey, Victoria {e:waves} Welcome to WdC Power Reviewers! I recently joined also, and am enjoying the group thus far *Bigsmile*
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